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California board certified ENT surgeon and Director at the Orange County Nose & Sinus Center, Dr.
NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Dr. Steven Pearlman, prominent facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon based in New York City, will be performing one of the first revision rhinoplasty cases with the newly FDA approved PDS Plate.
Attaching cartilage to plates made of the resorbable material polydioxanone appears to facilitate corrective surgery on the nasal septum, the thin cartilage separating the two airways.
A surgical technique that requires the removal, restructure and re-implantation of the nasal septum (the partition of the nose between the nostrils) appears to be a useful option for repairing the hard-to-treat severely deviated septum, according to an article in the July/August issue of Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.